DISA wants to standardize metrics for commercial cloud contracts across government
Working with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, DISA issued a request for information asking for industry feedback on the types of metrics federal agencies should include in commercial cloud SLAs.
NIST’s Ron Ross argues for sharing threat intelligence
Today's growing infrastructure means that adversaries have an "unlimited opportunity to do damage," Ross says, recommending agencies do more to share threat intelligence.
OSTP forms new subcommittee to focus on quantum technology
Officials said the new panel's goal will be to create a national agenda on quantum information science, address U.S. economic and national security implications from the technology and coordinate federal policy.
OPM gives agencies August deadline to report cybersecurity jobs needs
Officials are calling for Chief Human Capital Officer Act agencies to submit a preliminary report on cyber workforce needs by the end of August.
Agencies fall behind on cybersecurity workforce coding, GAO says
GAO officials found that OPM missed deadlines to establish a structure to track cybersecurity positions, causing a domino effect of delays.
Requirement for IT supply chain risk assessments is included in bill for Commerce, Justice
The agencies would have to review the supply chain risk for new “high-impact or moderate-impact” IT systems, using criteria from the FBI and NIST.